Hishek Bishek 17 (Bass and Beats from the Middle East)

Paying homage to the Middle East’s popular music history, Hishek Bishek is a pulsing club night dedicated to the region’s vibrant sonic (sub)cultures. From chart-topping Iraqi & Lebanese dancefloor hits, Palestinian electronic dabke, the newest releases from Cairo’s underground and nostalgic synthed-out 90’s classics, Hishek Bishek has become a vibrant staple in London’s late-night club […]

Hamza Namira

Described as the ‘new Sayed Darwish’, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Hamza Namira has become one of the leading figures in Egypt and the Middle East’s music scene.   A luminous expression of resilience and ambition, Namira uses his work to explore and engage with the wider social issues of today. With his unique combination of Egyptian […]

Sharmoofers [UK Debut]

Making their anticipated UK debut, MARSM UK is proud to present Sharmoofers, the Middle East’s urban ear-worm music pioneers and legendary pop icons from Egypt’s vibrant alternative music scene.   Founded in 2012 by Ahmed Bahaa and Moe El-3rkan, the band has become known for their Middle East power fusion of upbeat tempos, Arabic reggae-ska […]

Shkoon / Rima Album Tour / London

MARSM UK & The Jazz Cafe are proud to announce all-conquering electronic trio Shkoon‘s biggest London show to date at The Jazz Cafe. Launching their anticipated new album ‘Rima – ريما’, the renowned Syrian/German electronic trio returns to London for a headline show. Combining Arabic scales and folklore with classical harmonic structures and electronica, their […]

Postponed | Cairokee: ‘Ugly Ducklings’ UK Album Premier

[SHOW POSTPONED TO MARCH 1ST 2020] Due to unforeseen circumstances, Cairokee’s Sunday show is regrettably postponed to 01/03/20 Articulating the many elements of contemporary Egyptian society that drive their generation, Cairokee’s music balances rock and spacious electronica with hints of pop and chaabi. Their anthemic calls for freedom, self-reflection and societal changes are an innate […]

Umm Kulthum & The Golden Era

Dubbed Egypt’s 4th Pyramid, Umm Kulthum is the woman whose musical legacy sculpted Arab history and engraved women’s voices into the consciousness of the Arab world. This powerful musical covers her most mesmerising works spanning from the 1920’s up to the 1970’s, culminating in her iconic performance at Paris’ L’Olympia. Making its highly anticipated worldwide […]

WARA X Kallemi [Palestina-Latina Takeover]

War on Want, MARSM UK and Movimientos Present: Wara & Kallemi A dynamic double bill showcasing some of the most powerful Latin American and Palestinian acts on the scene. From piercing Cuban timba to unapologetic Arabic hip-hop, dembow and folklore, this electrifying lineup celebrates the revolutionary power of music from Latin America to the Middle […]

Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler (’Wa’ – Album Release)

MARSM UK and Kings Place present: Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler (’Wa’ – Album Release) The scintillating oud/electronics duo return for the release of their third album ‘Wa’. Musician, composer and one of the most revered figures for today’s younger generation of experimental and alternative Arabic music scenes, Kamilya Jubran – كاميليا جبران (text, oud […]

Joseph Tawadros – The Art of the Oud

Multi award-winning Oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros returns to London for an intimate solo recital full of surprises.  Born in Cairo and raised in Sydney, acclaimed Oud player Joseph Tawadros is one of Australian music’s most impressive and charismatic figures. A composer, improviser and storyteller, Joseph’s virtuoso technique and adventurous curiosity bring world music, jazz and […]

Marsm Presents: Makkam w/ ArteriaFM & MOZÃO

A Glorified House Party for All of You Music Lovers, Record Collectors and Smooth Groovers. Let’s Spin the Night Away! MARSM UK is excited to collaborate with London grassroots music collective Makkam to bring you our anticipated End of Year Party! ARTERIA FM Artéria FM has become a popular name through her vivid live electronic […]